Rent The Last House on the Left (1972)

2.8 of 5 from 91 ratings
1h 21min
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Synopsis:
Easy-going Mari Collingwood (Sandra Peabody) and her fun-loving friend Phyllis (Lucy Grantham) are on their way to a Bloodlust concert to celebrate Mari's 17th birthday when three escaped convicts kidnap and torture them. But Mari and Phyllis are fighters, and although they are drugged and beaten into unconsciousness, stuffed into a car trunk and driven to the woods for even more brutality, they are still alive...but for how long?
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Sean S. Cunningham
Writers:
Wes Craven, Ulla Isaksson
Studio:
Anchor Bay
Genres:
Classics, Horror, Thrillers
BBFC:
Release Date:
26/05/2003
Run Time:
81 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Audio commentary from writer/director Wes Craven and producer Sean S. Cunningham
  • Audio commentary from stars David Hess, Fred Lincoln and Marc Sheffler
  • 'Celluloid Crime Of The Century' (49 mins): a featurette with contributions from Wes Craven, Sean S. Cunningham, David Hess, Jeramie Rain, Fred Lincoln, Martin Kove and Marc Sheffler
  • 'Krug Conquers England': a documentary charting the theatrical tour of the UK which included the first ever legal screening of 'Last House On The Left'
  • 'Krug And Company': the extremely rare alternative cut of the film presented on DVD for the first time ever!
  • 'Scoring Last House': a featurette with composer/actor David Hess (12 mins)
  • Outtakes and dailies (20 mins)
  • 'Tales That Will Tear Your Heart Out': an exclusive first release of an early unfinished Wes Craven short starring David Hess
  • U.S. theatrical trailer
  • German theatrical trailer
  • TV spots
  • Radio spots
  • Poster and stills gallery
  • Talent biographies
Disc 1:
This disc includes the main feature
Disc 2:
This disc includes the special features
BBFC:
Release Date:
18/06/2018
Run Time:
84 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Brand new audio commentary with Bill Ackerman and Amanda Reyes
  • Archival audio commentary with writer/director Wes Craven and producer Sean S. Cunningham Archival audio commentary with stars David Hess, Marc Sheffler and Fred Lincoln
  • Archival introduction to the film by Wes Craven
  • Still Standing: The Legacy of 'The Last House on the Left' - archival interview with Wes Craven Celluloid Crime of the Century- archival documentary featuring interviews with Wes Craven, Sean S. Cunningham, actors David Hess, Fred Lincoln, Jeramie Rain, Marc Sheffler and Martin Kove Scoring Last House - archival interview with actor/ composer David Hess
  • It's Only a Movie: The Making of Last House on the Left - archival featurette
  • Forbidden Footage - the cast and crew discuss the film's most controversial sequences
  • Junior's Story - a brand new interview with actor Marc Sheffler
  • Blood and Guts - a brand new interview with makeup artist Anne Paul
  • The Road Leads to Terror - brand new featurette revisiting the film's original shooting locations Deleted Scene: "Mari Dying at the Lake"
  • Extended Outtakes and Dailies, newly transferred in HD
  • Trailers, TV Spot and Radio Spots
  • Image Galleries
  • The Craven Touch - brand new featurette bringing together interviews with a number of Wes Craven's collaborators including Sean S. Cunningham, composer Charles Bernstein, producer Peter Locke, cinematographer Mark Irwin and actress Amanda Wyss
  • Early Days and "Night of Vengeance" - filmmaker Roy Frumkes remembers Wes Craven and Last House on the Left
  • Tales That'll Tear Your Heart Out - unfinished short film by Wes Craven
  • Q&A with Marc Sheffler from a 2017 screening of the film at The American Cinematheque
  • Songs in the Key of Krug - never-before-seen footage from an archive interview with David Hess Krug Conquers England - archival featurette charting the theatrical tour of the first ever uncut screening of the film in the UK
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following:
- The Unrated Cut Version
- Special Features
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following:
- The 'Krug and Company' and R-Rated Cuts Version
- Special Features

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Reviews (1) of The Last House on the Left

A crude exploitation film, crudely made - The Last House on the Left review by RP

Spoiler Alert
27/06/2014

This was one of the so-called 'video nasties' and was refused a certificate in the UK until 2002, some 30 years after its release. So, is it really that bad?

It's bad all right - badly, cheaply made rubbish. While it might be claimed that it has historic value as a film that pushed the boundaries of on-screen violence, all that can honestly be said about it is that it is an early unwholesome exploitation film.

The story is crude: two girls head off for a rock concert in New York. While trying to score some grass, they make the mistake of approaching the baddies. Baddies rape them, drive them to the woods, rape them again, kill and dismember them. Having cleaned themselves up, the baddies then show up at a nearby house - which coincidentally happens to be the home of one of the girls. Parents wreak revenge. Add in a couple of unfunny 'comedy' cops and that's it.

It's a crude exploitation film, crudely made, with few if any redeeming features. 1/5 stars.

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